'Hitler Was Right' Neo-Nazi Posters Found Hanging at Arizona University

Anti-Semitic posters from a neo-Nazi group, including one reading reading "Hitler was right," have once again being placed around the Arizona State University campus in Tempe.

The fliers, which also states "unity of our blood" and other far-right slogans and imagery, were discovered at the campus over the weekend.

In a statement to AZCentral, an ASU spokesperson confirmed that campus police immediately removed the offending posters after they were reported.

"Ensuring the safety and security of our students is a top priority, and the university undertakes extensive efforts to ensure student safety is not compromised," the spokesperson added.

"ASU is a community that values diversity, tolerance, respect and inclusion. We support open debate and honest disagreements, but not hateful rhetoric."

A website on the posters links to a far-right group called Folks Front. Posters from the group were previously found at ASU in November 2019.

The neo-Nazi group also unfurled a banner with the same "Hitler was right" slogan and image off a bridge in Queen Creek, Arizona, in early August.

"The same URL is listed in both instances, so I believe this is a singular issue where one group is trying to intimidate and disrupt the safety and the well-being of the ASU community," Danny Goldberg, a second-year law student at ASU, told AZCentral.

Goldberg is demanding a stronger statement from the university opposing the continuing acts of hate speech that have taken place on campus.

"We're at a crossroads with ASU. They need to decide whether or not they want to call this out for what it is—a blatant act of anti-Semitism—or if they don't. I hope that as a Jewish student at this university in which I am pursuing a second degree with, that I love so much, I hope they can condemn this act of anti-Semitism," Goldberg said.

The neo-Nazi posters were also condemned by Rabbi Shmuel Teichtel, Director of Chabad at ASU, while calling for a rallying cry of support for the Jewish community.

"Such actions and displays of hate are not a reflection of our University, or our campus culture. The ASU community is one of love, support and mutual respect for one another," Teichtel wrote on Facebook.

"When we are faced with opposition and anti Jewish sentiment, we cannot back down. It is a time to add in Jewish pride and to live more Jewishly. Show your Jewish pride and protect your home by adding a Mezuzah to your door, put on Teffilin, light Shabbat candles and do an extra Mitzvah.

"Chabad will continue working with the ASU administration to address issues affecting the Jewish community.

"We deeply appreciate the support of the ASU Administration, all those who have reached out, and all who support our dear ASU Jewish community during this time."

ASU has been contacted for further comment.

(File photo) A man walks next to a logo of Nazi swastika during an anti-fascist rally outside the Court of Appeal on November 6, 2019, in Athens. Anti-Semitic posters have appeared at the Arizona State University campus in Tempe. ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty